Translation of capacity in Spanish:

capacity

capacidad, n.

Pronunciation: /kəˈpæsədi//kəˈpasɪti/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(maximum content)

      capacidad feminine
      a capacity of two liters una capacidad de dos litros
      • three drinks is about my capacity mi límite es de más o menos tres copas
      • the theater has a (seating) capacity of 600 el teatro tiene un aforo de 600 localidades
      • their concerts were always filled to capacity sus conciertos siempre registraban llenos totales / completos
      • engine capacity cilindrada
      • before noun a capacity crowd/audience un lleno completo / total
      • The grandstand was not filled to capacity, so though we were ushered to seats according to the number on our tickets, we could move around if we wanted to.
      • When filled to capacity, it accommodated up to 400 cubic metres of ice.
      • Only two hands went up in a room filled to capacity.
      • They faced last-place Recreativo Huelva - not much of a draw - yet the enormous stadium was filled to capacity.
      • What a delightful Polynesian experience we had - on a luxury ship with a maximum capacity of only 320 passengers.
      • Pam waited patiently with Dennis Rodman and Stephen Dorff as elevator after elevator went by, filled to capacity.
      • There was standing room only as the Anglican church was filled to capacity as 340 adults and five children of all faiths came to mark their respects for the dead and pray for the survivors.
      • However, in the past 12 months, the Midland Health Board extended the car parking facilities, which are rarely filled to capacity.
      • Built in 1960, the room has a maximum capacity of more than 250 people.
      • Siu said the maximum actual use instead of the maximum capacity of swimming pools was used to decide the number of lifeguards deployed.
      • One of 10 World Cup stadiums in South Korea, the Pusan World Cup Stadium has a seating capacity of 55,982.
      • The lecture hall where Layton delivered his speech was filled to capacity and many students who showed up late had to be turned away at the door.
      • In my opinion, a buffet restaurant is the place where you can challenge the maximum capacity of your stomach and try to fill it to the fullest with as much food as you can.
      • Each scheme was filled to capacity with kids aged 4 to 12 years who took part in a wide range of games, activities and trips.
      • At 11 songs and just over 37 minutes, the album is almost exactly half the maximum capacity of a CD.
      • Camp Bucca, which has a maximum capacity of 6,000 detainees, is up to about 5,150.
      • Meetings to explain them have been filled to capacity, with standing room only.
      • For his Sharks teammate Robinson, tomorrow's game at a capacity Twickenham completes his international collection.
      • St Lucia's small Passport Office located at the Police Headquarters is most times filled to capacity with lines stretching out the door
      • These buses have a capacity of 115 passengers each, 65 seated and 50 standing, and all were filled to capacity.
      • The new stadium in Amaravati township would have a seating capacity of 30,000 and was likely to cost over Rs 20 crore, Mr Rao said.

    • 1.2(output)

      capacidad feminine
      to operate at full capacity funcionar al límite de capacidad / a pleno rendimiento
      • to operate below capacity funcionar por debajo del límite de capacidad
      • The plant generally runs at full capacity from December through May and then undergoes two weeks of maintenance.
      • At full capacity, the Polana factory is capable of producing 5500 tons in a year.
      • Iran claims that over the next 20 years it intends to build several more reactors with a total capacity of 6,000 MW.
      • South Africa has the most important refineries in the region with a total capacity of 650 000 barrels per day.
      • It plans to outsource the remaining 25% of its production capacity and expects to conclude this by August.
      • Total capacity at the plant stands at 430,000 units, 80 percent of which are exported to various regions of the world.
      • Especially that the good copper prices have indisputably encouraged mining companies to double their production capacity this year.
      • More of them may be operating at full capacity but they remain concerned about the cost of raw materials and the affect on them of interest and exchange rates.
      • A strike by French energy workers resulted in a cut of power production by 5,500 megawatts, or about five percent of total generation capacity.
      • And businesses with plants not working at full capacity because of reduced demand are not likely to rush into a lot of new investments.
      • The plant was operating at full capacity before the war, pulling millions of liters of water from the nearby river.
      • There are now 442 nuclear reactors operating worldwide with a total capacity of 300,000 megawatts.
      • The port's deep-water dry bulk terminal currently handling Russian fertiliser exports has just doubled its throughput capacity.
      • Once the mill is running at full capacity, Bell expects over 200 truck loads per day will cross the scales with an average load of 38 cubic metres.
      • Volkswagen and General Motors plan to double their mainland production capacities in the next four years.
      • The extra unit will also free up more space and enable the firm to double its production capacity.
      • Even when the plant is operating at full capacity, it will only be able to treat 60,000 tons annually.
      • The sales mean Boeing will be at full capacity through the end of this year, Commercial Airplanes Group Chief Executive Alan Mulally said last week.
      • The project at full capacity is designed to produce 12500 tons of zinc per month.
      • At full capacity the pipeline will provide 1% of the world's oil needs.

  • 2

    (ability)
    capacidad feminine
    capacity for sth capacidad de algo
    • capacity to + inf capacidad para + inf
    • he has an incredible capacity for work tiene una increíble capacidad de trabajo
    • the country's capacity to produce oil la capacidad del país para producir petróleo
    • the job was beyond her capacity el trabajo estaba por encima de su capacidad
    • Intelligence is the capacity for learning and intuitive understanding.
    • Its capacity to bind both positively and negatively charged ions is also a consequence of it polarity.
    • There is a real gap today between the scope of the problems and the capacity of existing international institutions to handle them.
    • I mean, it's your dream to do a role to the fullest capacity.
    • He explained that Ireland has the capacity to generate huge volumes of energy by harnessing off-shore wind.
    • Wilson recognizes the amazing capacity for the camp experience to change the lives of inner-city youth in powerful ways.
    • It will be soldiers who suffer the reactions and as usual the armchair hawks don't have the intellectual capacity to understand any of this.
    • The fact is that he had a huge capacity for understanding the minutiae of problems without effort so he did not need to strain himself.
    • You have an infinite capacity for understanding people's problems and you can sympathize with them.
    • The mayor said artistes had the capacity to contribute positively to the growth of the Zambian economic dream as the country could no longer rely on the copper industry.
    • Both kinds of experience can breed enduring insecurity in relationships and undermine the capacity for trust.
    • The basic question posed by war is about the powers of endurance and capacity for sacrifice of the two sides.
    • However, currently it is doubtful whether a single international agency has the capacity or the moral authority to produce such a framework.
    • After all, many dogs seem to have some capacity for understanding language, and some dogs have quite a lot.
    • Nearly every person who stepped up to back Kerry in Boston mentioned his courage and his capacity for strong leadership.
    • She explained that Invesco which is a franchise holder of Coca Cola International, had the capacity to improve standards and quality of the range of products.
    • I don't think Britain has the capacity to play a role independent from the US.
    • A historian's understanding of the past and of the motives of the people who make history is bound to be influenced by his own experience and by his capacity for understanding human beings.
    • The problem lies with the capacity of the international community to react, not with its analysis or information gathering.
    • This system has the capacity to move a maximum of 2,000 people at any one time.
  • 3

    (role)
    calidad feminine
    he spoke in his capacity as union delegate habló en su calidad de delegado del sindicato
    • I'm here in a private capacity he venido a título personal
    • In Rome, military law derived from the imperium of magistrates in their capacity as commanders of the Roman military forces.
    • He also totally failed to deliver the lectures which he was obliged to give in his capacity as Professor of Architecture at the Academy from 1798 to 1805.
    • Anne, who acts in a leadership capacity, describes her role in mentoring young women.
    • Chang also said that if Lu made it to Budapest, she would be going there as a member of the DPP rather than in her capacity as the vice president of Taiwan.
    • The head of the Special Investigating Unit, on the other hand, was appointed by the President in his capacity as head of the government.
    • Bibi Zainob Baksh attended in her capacity as president of the Ladies' Muslim Organization.
    • In April, I attended the meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion in my capacity as staff to the Presiding Bishop.
    • I have simply written about the question in my capacity as a priest at St Edmund's Church.
    • His second role is in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer (chief minister) of Andhra Pradesh.
    • I'm doing this in my capacity as a private citizen and as an officer of the court.
    • Some of the participants have remained involved with the project to assist in a voluntary capacity.
    • Chereet has been involved with EF for fifteen years, working in a voluntary capacity since her retirement.
    • The consortium - which serves in a voluntary capacity - is chaired by John Foley, chief executive of Waterford Crystal.
    • Elmasry was not speaking on behalf of UW - he appeared in his capacity as the national president of the Canadian Islamic Congress.
    • Lee viewed the president's custodial role as excluding the capacity to hobble the government.
    • It is an occasion in which society can acknowledge the generosity of so many people who give time to groups and organisations which work for the community in a voluntary capacity.
    • This raised the question in his mind about the evolutionary role of such a capacity.
    • In their capacity as culture brokers boatmen also assume a position of authority when guiding pilgrims, selectively informing them about the city.
    • The backdrop to the visit, led by the prime minister in his capacity as EU president, is the relatively poor showing of British exporters.
    • Previously, he held the position in an acting capacity.
  • 4

    (legal fitness)
    capacidad feminine